Renal membranous disease - albumin

Written By The HealthMeth Team - Updated On Saturday, March 13, 2021 6:00 PM

The cause may be primary, as it leads to chronic kidney inflammation, and the most common in children is the disease of slight change, but in adults, the most common cause of primary albumin is renal membranous disease.

Slight change sickness

It is the most common cause of albumin disease in children, and the reason for its name is that the kidney sample is under the normal optical microscope, and under the electron microscope, there is adhesion between the old growths of cells.

This disease is more common in male children than in females, and it is characterized by recurrence of infection before the age of six years, and the frequency of infection decreases after the age of six years, and the disease disappears in most cases at puberty, but 10-15% continue to suffer from it as adults.

There are many diseases associated with the disease and the child suffers from them at the same time, the most important of which are allergies, asthma, eczema, and inflammation of the lymph nodes known as Hodgkin.

Membranous renal disease

It is the most primary cause of albumin in adults, and is often associated with lymphoma and breast cancer, as well as infections such as carditis or viral kidney infection (B and C). Other causes include penicillamine, lupus fever, and therapeutic gold.

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Summary of the disease

Albumin disease is the loss of protein in the urine with ascites and an increase in body fat, and the most common cause of it is the disease of slight change in children, and the most common cause of it is diabetes and pressure disease in adults, and the most important symptoms are the occurrence of swelling around the eye area, and the most important tests used in His diagnosis is to collect urine for a period of twenty-four hours to measure the percentage of protein in it, and from the complications of this disease the occurrence of acute infections in various areas of the body as well as the occurrence of clots, and the treatment of this disease is based on cortisone, and it is important to inform parents about the symptoms of using cortisone in treatment.


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